"The Believing Brain" by Michael Shermer. http://www.michaelshermer.com/the-believing-brain/ I started it a while back and am finally getting around to finishing it. About 1/3 of it is detailed scientific experiments (booooring but necessary). Another 1/3 of it is all about Michael ("Hey, look at me, I'm Michael Shermer and I'm so cool." No, you're actually a d@#bag). The remaining 1/3rd definitely makes the book worth reading. Best book I've read in a long time. Great premise. World-view changing. I highly recommend it. I don't recommend this book b/c I like the guy (I really dislike him), but he has some very good things to say concerning what neuroscientists are learning about why we believe what we believe.
A history of western philosophy - Bertrand Russel.. a tomb I dragged with my on my trip here.
Yesterday I picked up a Roald Dahl book at Kyobo in Daegu. It's called "Someone Like You" and is a collection of fifteen of his story stories (not the fantasy kid stuff). I've always appreciated his short fiction. I read the first three yesterday. Great book!
Orhan Pamuk's "My Name is Red"A ripper of a read so far.
Just finished 'A feast of crows' by George R.R. Martin. Also second season of 'Game of thrones' has just started -YIPPEE!
Quote from: nimchimpskii on April 10, 2012, 10:25:31 AMJust finished 'A feast of crows' by George R.R. Martin. Also second season of 'Game of thrones' has just started -YIPPEE!How did you like it? I just finished A Dance With Dragons. A Feast For Crows is probably my least favorite. Unfortunately, the series doesn't get any more exciting than A Storm Of Swords but it does improve from FFC.